Blog posts tagged "baseball"
Feb. 25, 2019 - 9:18 am
It may not look like it outside, but Major League Baseball begins its season (on the earliest Opening Day ever) in less than a month. To pass the time until then, I’ve been reading The Story of Baseball in 100 Photographs, a coffee-table-sized book put together by Sports Illustrated. I’ve written...
May. 28, 2016 - 1:26 pm
Americans have played professional baseball for nearly 150 years. Amateur and informal versions of the game have existed for even longer. Baseball is more than just a game, though, and its reach extends far beyond the field. Baseball permeates our language with a frequency to rival Shakespeare;...